UPDATE: Two Smith County churches burn, reward raised to 25K
POSTED: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 - 12:17pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 12:43pm
Officials say the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the East Texas church fires has been raised to $25,000.
If you have any information, please call the ATF tiplines at 903-675-0061 and 903-675-0062.
LINDALE — Fire Crews and Local authorities are on the scene of a church fire in Lindale.
The fire started just before 9 o'clock at the Dover Baptist Church on the 21-hundred block of FM 1995.
Heavy smoke and fire was seen from the back of the church.
The second one is at Clear Springs Missionary Baptist Church.
It is destroyed.
We are told many crews are on scene.
DPS Troopers are on stand-by making sure people are safe.
Unconfirmed reports say, authorities are looking for a suspect or suspects who may be involved in these fires.
Make sure you stay with KETK for the latest on this developing and breaking story.